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Hawaiʻiloa Lā Ihu

Menʻs Leather Beach Sandals

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Hawaiʻiloa Lā Ihu

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Hawaiʻiloa Lā Ihu

(ha-vye-ee-loh-ah lah ee-hoo) Translation: a Sail Facing Toward the Fore of the Canoe

The Hawai’iloa Lā Ihu is a carefully crafted sandal designed to celebrate the legendary Hawai’iloa voyaging canoe. Each color used on the sandal’s leather footbed symbolizes a different characteristic intrinsic to the voyaging canoe: blue represents the water currents traveled during voyages, brown represents lauhala weaving as a symbol of community strength, and yellow represents rope lashings which hold Hawai’iloa together. Paired with premium leathers and a lower profile offering a clean look and comfortable feel.

Features

Embroidered upper logo, laser-etched upper design details, digital-printed footbed artwork, outsole siping and medium weight decorative stitching.

  • Upper

    Leather upper with a soft, comfortable leather lining and nylon toe post. Leather-etched strap details and embossed sailcloth texture at the toe badge. Features 4 hand stiches on the toe badge paying homage to the 400 year-old trees used to create the Hawai’iloa voyaging canoe.

  • Footbed

    Anatomical molded PU footbed with a lower profile for a modern look and feel. Covered with a premium full-grain leather and digital-printed with Hawai’iloa voyage artwork.

  • Outsole

    Non-marking rubber outsole, razor siped for added traction on wet surfaces, and leather inlay.

Informed by Craft,

Inspired by the Journey

Carved using traditional techniques with a tree gifted by the Alaskan people, Hawai‘iloa voyages as a symbol of Polynesian craftsmanship and ancient wisdom.

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Crafted by Tradition

Modern, sophisticated, and soulful.

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